Along with notorious "non-dom" tycoon Lord Ashcroft, Angest
is among the rich donors who have helped give the Tories a pounds 10million lead over Labour in campaign cash.
's wealth leapt from PS156million in 2018 to PS190million this year, according to the Sunday Times rich list.
said the pre-paid debit card is aimed at helping customers of debt management companies "and is of real interest to us as it provides bank account facilities without extending credit".
, 77, whose personal wealth is estimated to be more than PS135million, is the owner of Ashmore and Strone - a British company who benefit from the vast EU handouts.
In the bank's annual general meeting, Angest
said, 'Both banks have traded robustly and have delivered strong growth in lending volumes.
Chairman of Secure Trust Bank PLC Henry Angest
commented "The Board is delighted to welcome Lord Forsyth to Secure Trust Bank and we are looking forward to benefiting from his wealth of experience and his contribution to the future success of the Group."
Both he and Henry Angest
, chairman and chief executive, refrained from commenting directly on the present turbulence in financial markets.
Ex–Tory treasurer Henry Angest
, a friend of David Cameron, made the donation as a "personal gift" to Employment Minister Esther McVey's constituency party.
, Arbuthnot's chairman and chief executive, said that the group had made good progress so far and would continue to exploit the opportunities available to it.
City financier and Tory co-Treasurer Michael Farmer gave pounds 512,000, while pounds 57,000 was donated by the company of banker Henry Angest
This year's committee members include Dorothy Angest
, wife of Swiss banker Henry Angest
, Elizabeth Brooks, wife of investment banker Rory Brooks, and Fiona Cruddas, wife of stockbroker Peter Cruddas.
Secure Trust Bank, which employs 400 people at its base in Solihull, built on the developments of the last year and recorded a four per cent increase in operating income, chairman Henry Angest
Chairman and chief executive, Henry Angest
, said, 'This has been a successful year for the Arbuthnot Banking Group and has thus strengthened the foundation for future growth.'
, Secure trust's chairman, chief executive and 47 per cent shareholder, warned: 'Looking forward, the volatility of our income streams, especially from corporate finance fees, makes the outcome for the remainder of the year particularly difficult to predict.'
Another donor, Henry Angest
, also gave the Tories pounds 12,500 through his company Flowidea two weeks before Chancellor George Osborne announced in the Budget the rate would be drop to 45p.